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    #16
    I've made it clear I want to settle and have asked repeatedly for us to do so without unpleasantness. To clarify, I am now in England and so was the tenancy.

    I point blank refuse to meet him in person.

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      #17
      That means you're working on the E&W rules.

      Has this landlord accepted the keys back from you?, is he re-advertising the place again?

      I'm trying to work out if he has accepted a surrender by operation of law.
      I offer no guarantee that anything I say is correct. wysiwyg

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        #18
        He's out of the country at the moment so (without asking him) I placed the keys in the letter box as I know he has access to it and that it was a safe and secure place. He had a go at me for this and wanted me to hand them to some person who he sent to bother me at work. Even if he had have asked, I wouldn't have felt comfortable doing that.

        The place has yet to be put back up for rent, to my knowledge.

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          #19
          Since I've paid him what we agreed, I haven't heard from him. It's quite odd.

          He was online earlier and always usually replies within 10 minutes. I'm really not sure where to go from here.

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            #20
            Originally posted by AnonIE View Post
            "...Or I will take matters further, and prosecute you for breech of contract."
            If that was a verbatim quote you could take issue with his English. That should have been 'breach'. You could explain that 'breech' relates to buttocks, the orientation of a fetus during birth, a form of trousers, or a part of a pulley block or firearm.

            From a diplomacy point of view, though, this wouldn't necessarily help.
            There is a fine line between irony and stupidity. If I say something absurd please assume that I am being facetious.

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              #21
              The LL is not threatening prosecution but a claim in the civil court. Prosecution is for criminal offences.

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                #22
                Apologies Westminster, I was just using the words he used in his emails...along with his assertion that the Police would come to my place of work regarding this :S

                He doesn't understand the difference between Civil or Criminal either.

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                  #23
                  Quick question:

                  When does a tenant cease to be occupying the property. I wasn't made aware till too late that my LL would send someone at work to collect the keys so I put them in a letter box knowing he would have access to it after he returned from holiday. Does that mean I still technically occupy the property?

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                    #24
                    Any advice? ._.

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